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Early Childhood Educator Playgroups

Koorana Child & Family Services Ltd
Belmore, Sydney NSW
Early Childhood Educator 
Permanent • Part-time 

Come join Koorana in this rewarding part time role as an Early Childhood Educator where you will be working in collaboration with the Supported Playgroup Team in running supported playgroups in indoor and outdoor venues across the Bankstown and Canterbury Local Government Areas.

About the Role

Early Childhood Educators work in collaboration with the team to plan and provide Supported Playgroups with age-appropriate play activities that promote early learning, support parents and carers in their parenting role and assist families to establish supportive social connections. They also assist families to make links with a wide range of community supports, including formal prior to school settings such as day care and preschool.

This position is for four days per week: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays working 8.30am to 3.00pm. (This is non-negotiable). 

Candidates are required to have:

  • Qualifications in Early Childhood Education.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Suite e.g. MS Word, MS Excel, etc.
  • Experience working with children and parents and carers in their parenting role.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, prioritise, plan ahead, anticipate risks and problem solve.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office 365.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse community.
  • Current driver’s license.
  • To be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.
  • Prior TEI experience is highly desirable.

What is on Offer?

Remuneration & Allowances

  • An attractive salary package, including salary packaging benefit of up to $18,550 per year and options to access novated leasing arrangements.
  • Opportunities for professional training and development.
  • Refer a friend rewards.

What we supply

  • Comfortable and stylish polo shirts to wear when representing Koorana.
  • Work mobile phone and Surface Pro.

Work Culture & Wellbeing

  • Permanent part-time position.
  • The opportunity to work in innovative program and supportive work environment.
  •  Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Quarterly team building events.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Opportunities for career growth.
  • Annual performance reviews with options for career progression.
  • Broaden knowledge and skillset by collaborating real-time amongst our various teams.

About Koorana

We are a community-based children’s organisation, working with all children, committed to the provision of high-quality early childhood education, intervention, and family support services across Sydney in ways that acknowledge and respect all individuals. 

How to Apply?

If this role is what you are looking for, then we would love to hear from you! Apply now with your resume, cover letter and by answering the screening questions. Please let us know if you have any questions by emailing

Preferred candidates will be subject to a Working with Children, NDIS Worker and Criminal Record check.

Koorana is committed to child safety and empowerment. Koorana has zero tolerance to child abuse and take seriously any concerns about child safety. We have a robust framework to ensure child safety. Koorana seeks to ensure that its employees are skilled people to work with children. All people who are engaged in child-related work and who are not exempt, including volunteers, are required to hold a Working with Children Check and National Police Check and must provide evidence of these checks.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and support an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff from all ethnicities, faiths, sexual orientations, gender identities and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

No recruiters, please. We love the work you do but are going solo on this one. If we need help, we’ll reach out to you.



As a for-purpose organisation Koorana is always looking for volunteers to help us support children and families in the community. We have various opportunities to volunteer for us. See how you can get involved.

Koorana Child & Family Services